Five Generations and Only One Workforce: How Successful Businesses Are Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Five Generations and Only One Workforce: How Successful Businesses Are Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Release Date: July, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 364
ISBN13: 9781799804376|ISBN10: 1799804372|EISBN13: 9781799804390|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0437-6

Description

Due to more individuals retiring at a later age, today’s workforce consists of five generations of workers with various educational backgrounds, ages, experience levels, and skills. Managers and business owners are now faced with the challenge of providing a work space that encourages the new ideals of millennials while also balancing the needs and desires of older employees. As such, new methods and strategies of working and managing efficiency in the workplace need to be explored.

Five Generations and Only One Workforce: How Successful Businesses Are Managing a Multigenerational Workforce examines pivotal issues surrounding generational differences and management in the workplace including challenges in employee engagement, project management, and training. Highlighting a range of topics such as generation gap, workforce diversity, and senior workers, this publication is an ideal reference source for business practitioners, managers, executives, professionals, human resources managers, and researchers who are seeking more information on managing a multigenerational workforce.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Aging Workforce
  • Career Development
  • Company Culture
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Retention
  • Generation Gap
  • Millennial Workers
  • Senior Workers
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workforce Diversity

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.